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Lancashire hearth taxes.

William Fergusson Irvine

Lancashire hearth taxes.

by William Fergusson Irvine

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Published by Thomas Brakell in Liverpool .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A paper, read before the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, read 15th February, 1900.

ContributionsHistoric Society of Lancashire and Cheshire.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18497785M

The British Academy Hearth Tax Project The Project, in association with the British Record Society (BRS) and, where possible, the relevant local record society, then publishes this research through a series of hard-copy volumes, details of which can be found on the publications page. In an interesting article on “Lancashire Hearth Taxes” (Transactions of the Hsitoric Society, Lancashire and Cheshire, ) Mr. W. Ferguson Irvine says: “In , the Earl of Macclesfield, who has superseded Lord Molyneux as constable of the castle, died, and the office, ins spite of Lord Molyneux’s claim to it as hereditary in his.

Homage roll of the manor of Warrington, l7 / ed. by William Beamont ; Loans, contributions, subsidies and ship-money paid by the clergy of the Diocese of Chester, to / ed. by G.T.O. Bridgeman ; Three Lancashire subsidy rolls, , , and ; and a recusant roll, / ed. by J.P. Earwaker ; Obligatory knighthood: lists. Heapey is a village and civil parish of the Borough of Chorley, in Lancashire, village is two miles from Chorley and on the western fringe of the West Pennine the population was , increasing to 1, at the census.

Meekings, C.A.F. () Dorset hearth tax assessments, , Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society Meekings, C.A.F. and S. Porter and I. Roy() 'The hearth tax collector's book for Worcester,', Worcestershire Historical Society, NS Lancashire Wills Cheshire Wills Welsh Wills; Cheshire: Chester Cathedral - Parish Register (Christenings, Marriages, Burials & Inhabitants), Cheshire: Northwich- Northwich Hundred Poll Tax and Hearth Tax Cheshire: Overchurch - Register of Upton in Overchurch (Christenings, Marriages & Burials),


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Lancashire hearth taxes by William Fergusson Irvine Download PDF EPUB FB2

As will be seen from the extracts from the Statute Book which follow, this tax practically touched Lancashire Hearth Taxes. everyone who possessed a house, and so we get a complete return of the inhabited houses and the names of their occupants.

The Hearth Tax was levied between and on each householder according to the number of hearths in the dwelling. The tax was introduced in England and Wales by the government of Charles II. Window Tax was a tax on windows or similar openings, levied from until it was abolished in vol 52 () – Lancashire hearth taxes.

Back. HOME. ABOUT US Our History Our Council Contact Us. MEMBERSHIP. The Hearth Tax Online website has a brief history of the tax, and of what we can learn from Hearth Tax returns; and links to more detailed considerations of both topics. The information in the lists below has been transcribed and collated from original documents held at the Lancashire Record Office in Preston.

- Lancashire Hearth Tax: Leyland Hundred. E //, The National Archives. Microfilm: FHL Film - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Lonsdale Hundred, Amounderness Hundred, Leyland Hundred, Blackburn Hundred, West Derby Hundred, and Salford Hundred.

E //, The National Archives. Microfilm: FHL Film Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Tithe Records, Register & Rent Rolls, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records.

The Hearth Tax was introduced in to help fill the depleted coffers of King Charles II after the restoration of the monarchy and ran in England and Wales until (Scotland’s Hearth Tax was collected between and and surviving records can be viewed at ScotlandsPlaces).

The Swedish Lancashire hearth consisted of a rectangular closed furnace with a chimney (8 metres high) at one end and a working arch in front of the hearth proper at the other.

Pig iron was charged through a door at the foot of the chimney and stacked on an iron-clad bridge so that it could be heated by the waste gases from the hearth.

s Hearth Money Rolls. The Hearth Tax was introduced to Ireland in Arranged by county, parish and, usually, townland, the Hearth Money Rolls list the names of householders who were liable to pay tax at the rate of two shillings on every hearth or fireplace they had.

The Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - Volume CXIX: Northwich Hundred - Poll Tax and Hearth Tax G O Lawton (Ed) Published by Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire ().

I have the book for Hearth Taxes Lady Day for Norfolk and Norwich, in the front are charts to show where records do and do not exist.

This applies ONLY for Michaelmas and Lady Day For these dates there are no records for Blofield. The Hearth Tax provides documents which are particularly useful for tracing householders' names and details about their properties.

The 17th century Hearth Tax records can be found in the National Archives' Map and Large Documents Reading Room at Kew. A project to microfilm hearth tax returns and copy them to local record offices is under way by the University of Surrey at Roehampton.

Yorkshire Surnames and the Hearth Tax Returns Of Volume of Borthwick Papers: Authors: David Hey, George Redmonds: Publisher: Borthwick Publications, ISBN:Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Postgraduate work by Dr Elizabeth Parkinson at the Centre on the administration of the hearth tax was published in E.

Parkinson, The establishment of the hearth tax (). Further links on these pages provide introductory information on the hearth tax and different subject areas. This Volume contains two Calendars of Wills re lating to the Counties of Lancaster and Chester and a complete Hearth Tax for the City of Chester.

Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish. Taxation [edit | edit source] - Subsidy of Myddelton (p.

) - Subsidy of Midleton (p. ) - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Lonsdale Hundred, Middleton. CORNWALL HEARTH AND POLL TAXES - by T. Stoate (Ref: ) The Reign of Charles II was exceptionally rich in the number and variety of taxes directly assessed on individuals.

Of all these taxes only the hearth tax and earlier monthly assessments were the names of the taxpayers specifically required to be returned to the Exchequer.

The Domesday Book offor example, witnesses that significant areas of land in Northern England were owned by a Gamel and Orm his son; they were probably Christian Vikings who had settled in the Lancashire-Yorkshire borders area, and by the middle of the 11th century Orm was already a man of considerable wealth and importance.

References. Glass tax; Brick tax; Wallpaper tax; Window tax; See also. Inthe Centre launched "Hearth Tax Online". a platform for the publication and dissemination of research and analysis on hearth tax records and other associated documents.

InThe British Academy adopted the Hearth Tax Project and, in andthe Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) made awards to. Get this from a library. Northwich Hundred: poll tax and hearth tax [G O Lawton; Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire.;]. Whale, T W.

Exchequer tax books and Domesday identification. Trans. Devon. Assoc vol. 29 () pp. The Devon Lay SubsidyDevon Lay Subsidy Rollsand Devon Hearth Tax Return Lady Day are available on microfiche from Harry Galloway Publishers and Booksellers, The Cottage, Manor Terrace, Paignton, Devon TQ3 3RQ.Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction.

Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish. Taxation [edit | edit source] - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Lonsdale Hundred, Allithwaite. E //, The National Archives. Microfilm: FHL Film - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Leyland Hundred, Clayton le Woods. E //, The National Archives.

Microfilm: FHL Film - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Leyland Hundred, Leyland. E //, The National Archives. Microfilm: FHL Film - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Leyland Hundred, Wheelton.

E //, The National Archives.